Fifteen cars were destroyed at night on Saturday in the East Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of Isawiya in a so-called '& # 39; price tag & # 39; attack.
The police have opened an investigation into the incident.
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The tires of the vehicles were incised and offensive graffiti was sprayed on one of the cars & # 39; s and on a nearby wall, read: "The Arabs of Jerusalem are terrorists."
Inhabitants of Isawiya claim that they have seen several young Jewish men in the area at night. Residents also said that the area where the incident occurred is covered with security cameras that have helped in the past to identify Palestinian children who have thrown stones.
On the wall in Isawiya were also the two words "Havat Gilad & # 39 ;, the name of an outpost of the West Bank. It may be that perpetrators are inspired to act in response to an incident at the end of last week claiming the life of a 40-year-old Israeli woman who died after she was run over at a crossing at Havat Gilad.
The Israeli army and the Shin Bet security service have both established that the woman has been run over in a car accident and not in a deliberate collision with a car. The driver had surrendered himself.
Two days after Haya Rozin died in that incident, an Israeli Arab man was shot dead by Israeli policemen on Saturday after attempting to stab another policeman in the old city of Jerusalem. The man's family claims that he was mentally ill and that the attempt at attack was not politically motivated.